4 Places to Buy Houseplants in Rhode Island
Transform your living space into an indoor jungle with some lush houseplants from these local nurseries.
Succulents, air plants and palms, oh my! Visit these local greenhouses and nurseries for all the indoor plants and supplies necessary to turn your house into a lush, green oasis.
Step into the historic mill building to find a “tropical oasis in RI.” The vast greenhouse overflows with greenery: ivy spills over shelves, ferns swing from the rafters above and fiddle leaf fig leaves tickle your arm as you walk past. With thousands of plants available, there’s something for every living space and gardening experience level. The nursery recently expanded its pottery room, so be sure to grab a decorative planter for your new begonia.
The details: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 545 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket, 401-475-0100, jordansjungle.net
The Farmer’s Daughter
Sure, it’s your favorite spot for annuals and perennials (and an impulse buy of dried lavender in the gift shop). But don’t forget to explore the row of greenhouses, where you’ll find gorgeous, happy houseplants to take home. This green-thumbed destination also has air plants, pots and statuary, so you won’t leave empty-handed.
The details: Daily 9 a.m.-5 pm. 716 Mooresfield Rd., South Kingstown, thefarmersdaughterri.com
First started in 1866, the Peckhams have been growing plants in Little Compton for five generations. Houseplants flourish year-round in the vast greenhouse. Terrariums and air plants are also for sale. In the warmer months, Peckham’s runs a CSA program with the produce grown on-site. The expertise here is unparalleled and the team at Peckham’s can answer all your plant-related questions so that you can maintain your decorative plants with confidence.
The details: Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 200 West Main Rd., Little Compton, 401-635-4775, peckhamsgreenhouse.com
The Fantastic Umbrella Factory
Find all the indoor plants you need to brighten up your home at this quirky shop. Wander through the trails, past the emus and the craft shops, to the greenhouse where succulents — and even some carnivorous plants! — grow strong. Pick up an indoor plant or two, then browse the surrounding shops for some other neat souvenirs like locally made wampum jewelry or brightly dyed shirts imported from India.
The details: Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 4820 Old Post Rd., Charlestown, 401-364-1060, fantasticumbrellafactory.com